Table 16_2_2-2c

2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 16_2_2.2c
People under age 65 with private insurance whose family's out-of-pocket medical expenditures were more than 10% of total family income,a by family income,b United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 4.00.338.43.88.81.24.80.50.90.2
Age0-173.30.432.96.05.31.44.30.8DSUDSU
18-443.00.323.04.05.21.13.90.61.00.2
45-645.60.561.15.319.02.86.91.01.20.3
GenderMale3.60.337.44.28.11.44.50.60.70.2
Female4.40.339.44.49.41.35.20.61.10.2
RaceWhite, single race4.20.344.54.510.21.55.30.61.00.2
Black, single race2.90.517.74.95.51.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races4.00.340.44.210.01.45.00.60.90.2
  Non-Hispanic, White4.30.348.95.212.31.95.40.71.00.2
  Non-Hispanic, Black2.90.516.64.95.61.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races3.90.627.26.7DSUDSU4.11.1DSUDSU
Education,c ages 18-64Less than high school5.50.831.55.76.41.64.51.2DSUDSU
High school graduate5.40.538.06.411.42.15.00.91.80.4
At least some college3.50.347.35.611.72.15.20.70.90.2
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed2.80.233.04.46.91.23.80.50.80.2
Not employed12.81.153.65.922.63.612.82.03.80.9
Health insurancedPrivate, employer sponsored3.60.235.33.87.51.14.50.50.90.2
Private, nongroup15.02.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Part-year uninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Full-year uninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencedMetropolitan3.70.339.44.67.71.34.80.60.90.2
  Large central metro3.60.539.97.8DSUDSU5.11.0DSUDSU
  Large fringe metro3.50.5DSUDSUDSUDSU5.01.21.10.3
  Medium metro3.60.645.09.97.32.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro5.00.9DSUDSUDSUDSU6.21.7DSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan5.70.735.87.113.12.74.91.2DSUDSU
  Micropolitan6.10.935.38.015.43.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore4.91.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.00.339.54.09.71.34.80.60.90.2
Other3.90.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good3.40.235.73.97.41.14.30.50.70.1
Fair/poor12.61.4DSUDSU23.74.212.02.54.11.2
Activity limitationsdBasic activities13.41.6DSUDSUDSUDSU12.12.65.81.6
Complex activities17.82.0DSUDSUDSUDSU17.23.3DSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities3.40.237.94.08.41.24.40.50.80.1
U.S. bornYes3.90.338.43.89.51.34.70.61.00.2
No4.20.8DSUDSUDSUDSU5.81.4DSUDSU

a For income, insurance, expenditures, and premiums, a family is defined in terms of health insurance eligibility units (HIEUs). For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

b Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

c Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

d For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 16_2_2-2c: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/16_facilitators_barriers/T16_2_2-2c.html